News 2014

Yuri Van Gelder return to Doha

12 March, 2014

Yuri Van Gelder NEDYuri van Gelder (born 20 April 1983) is a Dutch gymnast, whose best discipline is the rings. His nickname is “Lord of the rings”.
Born in Waalwijk, Netherlands, Van Gelder took the gold in the men’s rings at the 2005 European Championships held in Debrecen, Hungary. He became world champion in the same discipline at the 2005 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Melbourne, Australia. He won bronze at the 2006 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Aarhus, Denmark. At the 2007 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Stuttgart, Germany, he won a silver medal.
In 2012 Yuri is number 3 in the World Ranking List on the Rings

Best performance
World championships
Gold in 2005 Melbourne on Rings
Silver in 2007 Stuttgart on Rings
Bronze in 2006 Aarhus on Rings

European Championships
Gold in 2009 Milan on Rings
Gold in 2008 Lausanne on Rings
Gold in 2004 Ljubljana on Rings

Yuri Van Gelder NED